'Beating the Killer Called Heart Failure' MEDTalk 3: Contemporary management of heart failure – tips for GPs

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Despite the development of many evidence-based therapies, the morbidity and mortality of heart failure remains above expectations. This talk examines why this therapeutic gap exists, and what we should be doing to more effectively manage heart failure.

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Speaker: A/Prof Nagesh Anavekar
Associate Professor Nagesh Anavekar is a Consultant Cardiologist & Echocardiologist. He treats and manages a wide variety of adult cardiovascular diseases and has particular interests in the management & risk stratification of CV disease in high risk cohorts. As the Director of Echocardiography & Senior Staff Cardiologist/Physician at Northern Health, Dr Anavekar holds both public and private hospital appointments at the Epworth, John Fawkner and Warringal Hospitals. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with the Department of Medicine, Austin & Northern Health, and University of Melbourne and has completed numerous peer reviewed publications in his field.

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